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What is the
Plattform Industrie 4.0?

The Plattform Industrie 4.0 is Germany’s central network for driving forward digitalization in manufacturing. Its goal is to understand trends, connect people and offer support. Sound like something for you? Have fun learning more!


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2030 Vision for Industrie 4.0

What is Industrie 4.0?

Industrie 4.0 refers to the intelligent networking of machines and processes for industry with the help of information and communication technology.

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Publications at Hannover Messe 2019

Online Library

The online library contains all the work of the working groups of the platform, but also strategy papers of the Federal Government and studies of our partners.

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Heads of the working groups at Hannover Messe 2018

The platform’s working groups

The heart of Plattform Industrie 4.0 is its six working groups, which are constantly developing recommendations and solutions for practical use.

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Use Cases

All use cases